Closer to Las Vegas than to Vancouver​

By Charlotte Wien & Kjeld Møller Pedersen

The number of authors on scientific papers are booming. The record is now 5,154 authors behind one article. Rumor has it, that some scientists are optimizing their own performance through systematic negotiations of authorship​s. Sometimes you’re lucky, sometimes less fortunate – but one thing​ is sure: As a researcher you need many journal articles and citations on your CV in order to survive.[In Danish]